GM is first automaker to use Class A CFRP parts from new pressure-press technology.> Class A CFRP body panels: Six-minute cure
Gurit CBS-based laminate/process combo mints parts with twice the thermal performance in one-sixth the time.> SPE ACCE 2012 Review
Bursting at the seams, the 12th annual Society of Plastic Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition tops its previous bests.> High-temp thermoplastics: Higher Expectations
As the drive to greater fuel efficiency under the hood catches fire, fiber-reinforced thermoplastics prove they can take the heat.> 2012 SPE ACCE preview
The Society’s Automotive and Composites Divisions expand the program to match auto-industry growth.> Auto composites quest: One-minute cycle time?
Faced with high fuel prices and ever-more stringent restrictions on tailpipe emissions, automakers are taking composites into their own hands.> Next-generation pressure vessels
The first commercial tank in the elusive Type V category and a larger but lighter Type IV CNG tank presage new growth of filament winding in the storage of compressed gasses.> Out-of-autoclave prepreg enables concept sports car
After nine years and an investment of more than $1 million (Aus), Autohorizon's (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) FR-1, a two-seat roadster concept car, hand built with carbon fiber composites, has made its debut.> Automotive CFRP: Repair or replace?
As more carbon composites are used on structural car components, how will crash damage be assessed and repairs be made?> Carbon fiber market: Gathering momentum
All signs point to increasing demand from many market sectors. Will capacity keep pace?>